Rep. Karen Bass and House Democrats hosted a press conference to discuss the Trump administration's proposal to separate migrant families and place separated children in foster care. (courtesy photo)
Community

Black Caucus Members Hammer Trump After Speech to the Nation on Immigration

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “As we quickly approach the longest government shutdown in our nation’s history, Donald Trump continues to play political games tonight with the lives of more than 800,000 workers, many of whom will not get a paycheck this week,” said Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-Calif.) […read more]

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Politics

Why MSNBC is in Trouble

(Politico) – Two facts: 1. Cable news is in trouble, across the board. The demand for 24-hour televised news is on the wane, and the audience — a paltry slice of the population to begin with — is old and getting older. But, 2, MSNBC is in serious trouble. This Read More

Politics

Ann Coulter Calls Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC’s ‘Token’ African-American

[Huffington Post] Ann Coulter called Melissa Harris-Perry MSNBC’s “token” African-American on Monday, in response to the host’s apology to the Romney family. Harris-Perry came under fire recently for joking about Mitt Romney’s adopted grandson Kieran being the only black person in a photo of the Romney Read More

Op-Ed

“No’ to 2 Moms and 2 Dads

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Lately, I have been stressing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the traditional family–mother, father, and children.  There is not one example throughout the history of the world of a society prospering without an intact family unit.  Susie Read More

Entertainment

Oprah Turns to Black Viewers For OWN

Black viewers have caused a spike in viewership for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, according to Black America Web. As a result of programs like “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (734,000 viewers) “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (742,000 viewers) and high-profile guests including Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina (3.5 million Read More